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The Chicharito Poll result

Slaven Bilic has been sent an emphatic “play Javier Hernandez in his proper position’ message from West Ham fans. The Mexican – who may even find himself on the bench tomorrow – has been played in a wider left sided role since the return of Andy Carroll. And that has caused a massive reaction on […]

Chicharito in danger of being benched

Chicharito may be in danger of being left on the bench for tomorrow’s London Stadium derby with the manager preferring the option of Andy Carroll, Michail Antonio and Marko Arnautovic up front. Rumours  have been persisting all day that the £16 million signing is looking to start on the bench as the Hammers boss goes […]

Misery guts Lawro’s Irons/Spurs verdict

Mark Lawrenson is backing the Irons to earn a point from Spurs at the London Stadium tomorrow lunchtime (Sat). The BBC pundit and general misery guts reckons the match will finish 1-1 given the pick up in recent Hammers form. He says: “Tottenham slipped up again at home last week, when they had to settle […]

Bilic hammered by fans over Chicharito

Slaven Bilic has been hammered by many West Ham fans over the decision to play Chicharito on the left side of the front line. Here’s the response from followers of the ClaretandHugh Facebook forum after the manager told the striker he needs to “sacrifice” himself for the team by playing out of natural role.   […]

And now for “something different” against Spurs

The Hammers are looking for a hat-trick of wins over Spurs on Saturday and Slaven Bilic knows something different will be required to achieve it. Manu Lanzini all but ended Spurs title hopes with last season’s winner and the manager will be looking for something possibly out of the ordinary against  the north Londoners at […]

Bilic tells Chicharito to”sacrifice” himself for the team

Slaven Bilic believes Spurs are the most attractive team in the Premier League edgng out Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea. The Hammers boss used his presser ahead of the game to give his verdict on the north Londoners saying:  “They have patterns, good players and, for me, that makes them one of the best […]

Pochettino says Spurs match the fight of ‘enemy’ West Ham

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has told  his players to match the fight of their “enemy” West Ham on Saturday. The north Londoners have lost their last two visits to West Ham – a worse record than London derbies at Arsenal or Chelsea. And after already losing at home to Chelsea at Wembley, the White Hart lane […]

Bilic addresses two key issues

Slaven Bilic has addressed two key issues so far in the pre-Spurs press conference art Rush Green today. And he has not been shy in proclaiming that he’s delighted to see skipper Mark Noble available – although whether he starts will depend on how Pedro Obiang reacts to a pulled muscle over the next couple of […]

Police/Premier League talks over Spurs v Irons clash

The Metropolitan Police and Premier League are set to enter talks on the best security measures available for the Carabao Cup clash between the Irons and Spurs due to take place on October 25 or 26. A heavy security presence can be expected and the Daily Mail reports Tottenham can expect to at least treble the 24,000 crowd […]

Hammers attendance boosted by freebies

Many were surprised that West Ham attracted over 35,000 to the Carabao Cup clash against out of form Bolton Wanderers on Tuesday night. Those who did go however watched the Hammers at their best although many of them were inside the stadium on the back of being given free tickets. Newham residents received the tickets […]